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India claims 5 gold medals at Youth Women Boxing Worlds

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India topped the medals’ chart after claiming five gold medals on the final day of the AIBA World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships here on Sunday.
Nitu, Jyoti, Sakshi, Shashi Chopra and AnkushitaBoro clinched the yellow metals. India earlier had also won two bronze medals. It was the biggest medal haul in the championship, followed by Russia (2 gold, 4 silver).
It was Nitu who began the day successfully in her light flyweight bout against Kazakh ZhaziraUrakbayeva. The Indian won 5-0 as she qualified for 2018 Youth Olympics.
Up next, flyweight boxer Jyoti unleashed a flurry of fierce punches, surprising her opponent Ekaterina Molchonova of Russia in a 5-0 triumph.
Then, Ankushita demolished Russia’s Ekaterina Dynnik in a 5-0 victory in the light welterweight final.
In the bantamweight final, Sakshi edged past Ivy-Jane Smith of England 3-2, while featherweight boxer Shashi floored Vietnam’s Nghc Do Hong 4-1.
The Russian charge was led by the indestructible AnastasiiaShamonova who crushed England’s Georgia O’Connor 5-0 in the middleweight category to take gold.
Kristina Tkacheva too was in a league of her own, routing Kazakhstan’s Dina Isdlambekova 5-0.

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